The '''Kansas City Public Library''' is a public system headquartered in the Central Library (Kansas City, Missouri)|Central Library
in Kansas City, Missouri|Kansas City
["[http://www.kclibrary.org/contact Contact us]." Kansas City Public Library. Retrieved on January 20, 2011. "The Kansas City Public Library 14 West 10th Street Kansas City, MO 64105."] ["[http://www.kclibrary.org/branches Hours & locations]." Kansas City Public Library. Retrieved on January 20, 2011. "Central Library 14 West 10th Street Kansas City, MO 64105."]
The system operates its Central Library and neighborhood branches located in Kansas City, Independence, Missouri|Independence
, and Sugar Creek, Missouri|Sugar Creek
. Founded in 1873, it is the oldest and third largest public library system in the metropolitan Kansas City area.
Its special collections, housed in the Central Library's Missouri Valley Room, has a collection of Kansas City local...